Tram Pham tears up recalling how tough life was at first in the U.S. But she also remembers the joy she felt as a 22-year-old refugee from Vietnam when a nurse spoke to her in her native language and guided her through a medical screening required of new arrivals.
The international community is waiting before extending formal recognition to Afghanistan's new rulers.
Pakistan is rallying Muslim countries to help Afghanistan stave off an economic and humanitarian disaster while also cajoling the neighboring country's new Taliban rulers to soften their image abroad.
Afghanistan's former President Hamid Karzai said: 'Afghans have lost lives on all sides. . .The Afghan army has suffered. Afghan police have suffered, Taliban soldiers have suffered. An end to that can only come when Afghans get together.'
Forced remarriage is a big problem in Afghanistan as the iternally displaced marry off their young daughters in exchange for a bride-price that can be used to pay debts and feed their families. It has now been banned by the Taliban.
Upon leaving Afghanistan four years ago, Ibrahim Rasool first went to Iran, then to Turkey and Greece. He came to Bosnia two months ago through Albania and Montenegro after staying in Greece for more than three years.
Taliban has said that these directives are not obligatory, rather 'a religious guideline'. It has also asked women journalists on television to wear hijabs.
The NCB sources say that Pakistan’s ISI is using the network of the Dawood gang to smuggle narcotics via Gujarat.
The ongoing Delhi Regional Security Dialogue on Afghanistan is being chaired by NSA Ajit Doval with nations like Russia, Iran, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan in attendance.
Criticized heavily for his Trump-Taliban deal, US Special Representative Zalmay Khalilzad Resigned on Monday. He is replaced by Thomas West, who previously served as the Deputy Special Representative.
The evacuation, especially of women footballers, was necessitated by Taliban's takeover of the strife-torn country in August this year.
The attack on the Imam Barga mosque came a week after a bombing claimed by a local Islamic State affiliate killed 46 people at a Shiite mosque in northern Afghanistan.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi also called for urgent and unhindered humanitarian assistance to Afghan citizens.
This is the foreign minister’s third visit to the central Asian region since the crisis in Afghanistan.
Following the discussions, the German delegation said the Taliban government is a "reality." The group took over Afghanistan on August 15 as the US and NATO allies withdrew forces from the country.
Senior Taliban officials and US representatives are meeting on Saturday and Sunday in Doha, the capital of the Persian Gulf state of Qatar.
Flower, who had captained Zimbabwe during his playing days, represented the country in 63 Tests and 213 ODIs before switching to coaching.
The region's IS affiliate identified the bomber as a Uygher Muslim and said the attack targeted both Shiites and the Taliban for their purported willingness to expel Uyghers to meet demands from China.
A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.PTI Photo
Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.PTI Photo
A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.PTI Photo
Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
He would take his colour, brushes and canvas outside to paint and talk with his love. He would stand close to the window and paint, keeping an eye on his muse.
They say the violin mimics the human sound. In his case, it was that of love, of longing. He didn’t know any other way of loving.
Younger people do not have much progressive beliefs; a 2017 survey found that one-third of young people opposed inter-caste marriage.
The pandemic has made it clear that virtual learning is here to stay. In the West, the big question is whether it will dilute the quality of the college experience and education. In India, which grapples with digital divide, the question remains whether this will reach most people at all.
Even after two years of the Covid-19 pandemic, many 'informed' individuals in India continue to deny the virus with unscientific claims and unfounded data. The latest? Omicron will end the pandemic.
Across Asia there are deeply entrenched obstacles to a mode of higher education that is liberal in multiple senses – disciplinary and epistemological but also social and political.
The two incidents in the recent past, one in Mon district of Nagaland and the other at Lakhimpur Kheri in Uttar Pradesh, undermined the core principles democracy and federalism.